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Where to go on holiday with a baby

Updated on June 19, 2013

Baby on vacation

The baby needs a vacation, she's been through some rough moments: coming to a new world, learning this world has some rules and patterns to comply to, meeting Mommy and Daddy and Grandma and other people that keep smiling at her and so on.

You (Mom and Dad) need a holiday, but you're wondering where could you go, because you need to make sure the place you're going to is right for the baby, safe, clean, not too cold, not too hot, you'll need to pack lots of things, book a baby/child friendly accommodation, check the air tickets prices and availabilities and so on.

But first, where should you go with your precious baby? Where on Earth could you find a good holiday spot for both you and the baby?

Baby on holiday: Rhodes, Greece

At the beginning of summer, in June, or at the end, in September - that's the best time to go to Rhodes on vacation with your infant. The weather is pleasant, warm, not really high temperatures, few chances of rainy days.

There are charter flight to Rhodes from Europe's main hubs, and the prices are low, especially if book your holiday early.

Esperides Beach Hotel is a family-friendly resort, 4 stars, constantly renovated and improved to keep up. It has plenty of 5 stars reviews from guests that have stayed in this resort with children and/or babies. The hotel has many facilities for kids and babies:

  • 1 baby pool (up to 2 years)
    (fresh water)
  • 2 water slide pools (fresh water)
  • 1 action pool with climbing wall
    (fresh water)
  • Playground area
  • Mini clubs for kids from 4-12 years
    with supervisors
  • Mini disco, afternoons
  • Bumper cars
  • Carousel
  • Children movies
  • Climbing towers
  • Inflatable games
  • Baby sitting (on request⁄charge)
  • Baby phones (hire)
  • Push chairs (hire)
  • Restaurant high chairs
  • Changing stations

There are family type rooms, a great variety of kids foods at the restaurants and bars of the hotel, and lots of ways to have fun with your child.

Here is a review of a Mom:

"We just returned from our 14-day holliday with our 2 kids (2 years, 4 months) and I can only say bravo to the excellent animation team (mattia, peter, irina, kasia, mirco, erica and all the other...) , their positive energy gave our stay an unexpected twist.

we were a little woried about the food, because 14 days of eating from an all you can eat buffet can get uniquely and boring. but not in esperides... great sea food, excellent deserts, especially the chocolate cakes.

for families with young kids, up to 8 years old, this is a perfect place to stay."

Relax in Jamaica, your baby has a vacation nanny!

Jamaica, sun, spa, relaxation...and all these while your baby / child has a professional vacation nanny to do your job while you can take a break.

Franklyn D Resort & Spa is an All Inclusive Resort located on a beautiful beachfront in Runaway Bay, Jamaica, and is awarded with Tripadvisor Traveler's Choice 2012.

It gets plenty of 5 stars reviews on Tripadvisor from parents that claim this is the best family resort ever. You'll probably ask why?

Well, there are a few good reasons:

  • In-room amenities for children and babies;
  • Daily nanny included (from 9:00am-4:40pm); Each child has his/her own personal nanny!!
  • Kids-club;
  • Children and baby friendly food
  • Yellow Bird Kids Club: kids club where children have lots of fun with activities, art workshops, games, parties, and many more..

The rooms or suits are really large and nice, very clean, and the staff is friendly.

Besides the great food, the beautiful oceanfront location, the adult facilities like spa and lots of fun activities, the fact the a lovely lady that is trained for this job is your child nanny all day long ( you can pay extra if you want a romantic night out, only the two of you, parents)

Club Med Punta Cana: Baby Club

Club Med Punta Cana is a top resort in Dominican Republic, built on a white sandy beach, awarded by Tripadvisor as a Family Hotel Traveler's choice for 2012. It gets a lot of 5 stars reviews from family members guests, especially parents of babies and children under 4, mainly due to the incredible Baby Club services and facilities for infants and small children.

Enjoy Club Med world-famous children's clubs: Baby Club Med™*, Mini Club Med™ WITH new dedicated programs including Le Petit Tennis®, circus school and Baby Gym®, Passworld for teens, and more.

The benefit of going on a holiday with your sweet baby and staying in this 5 trident resort is the great service offered by trained professionals that take care and entertain children of all ages.

Baby care is one of the top services for which this hotel gets great reviews.

Babies from age 4 months and up are taken care by specialized staff, and all the accommodations have baby bed, baby bath, high chair, bottles, warmers, stroller. The restaurants serve special food for small children and there's a special area where you can prepare baby food.

Babysitters are also available with an extra.

Baby travel guide

Either you're going on a summer beach vacation, a visit to friends or family in another location, hit the slopes, going for a lite city break or any other type of travel, taking your baby along complicates things a little.

Planning and organizing everything before the travel starts will make things easier.

First: packaging

Be sure to get informed before travelling, about the maximum size and weight of the free baggage allowance on your desired flight, if that's the way to go.

Don't pack just the minimum necessities, as your baby needs plenty of stuff, and not being at home will make it harder for you to find solutions if certain issues emerge.

Take lots of clothes, diapers, wipes, bottles, pacifier(if your baby uses it),


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